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Good Truckin' Diner -- Street Tacos

As a sucker for anything to do with tacos, I jumped at the chance to get three at Good Truckin’ Diner. For $8, I scooped up a trio of their Jamaican, El Pollo Loco and Cali tacos. Each was wrapped in a steaming, soft corn tortilla shell. They couldn’t have been more attractive if they tried.

The Jamaican tacos were filled to the brim with jerk chicken, refreshingly sweet grilled pineapple, a kick of habanero relish and some cilantro and pepper jack cheese. I’m not sure if it’s customary to eat a taco in three bites, but I demolished mine that way just the same.

The Cali tacos didn’t disappoint either with their avocado, pickled red onion, lime crema, Chihuahua cheese and cilantro filling. I hoovered this pick just as quickly as the first.

I stopped to inhale before my third, and favorite, choice: El Pollo Loco. This taco was laden with fried chicken, coleslaw, blue cheese, cilantro and buffalo sauce. The poor guy never saw it coming. Reader, I am not ashamed to say I ate this one in two bites.

Good Truckin’ Diner 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Sunday, 1107 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. (517) 253-7961 places.singleplatform.com


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